Thomas Charlton (rower)

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Thomas Charlton
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Full nameThomas Jackson Charlton Jr.
BornJuly 12, 1934 (1934-07-12) (age 85)
Savannah, Georgia, U.S.

Thomas Jackson "Tom" Charlton Jr. (born July 12, 1934) is an American competition rower and Olympic champion.

Born in Savannah, Georgia,[1] he won a gold medal in eights with the American team at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.[2] The eight rowers were Yale undergraduates. Charlton was a member of the Class of 1956.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Tom Charlton". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  2. ^ "1956 Summer Olympics – Melbourne, Australia – Rowing". Archived from the original on December 8, 2007. Retrieved May 15, 2008.